Lisa Cam

Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.
Lisa Cam
Commissioning Editor at SCMP and Editor of Sands Style magazine, Lisa Cam enjoys reporting and editing all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write business and financial articles. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back to a good dose of true crime stories and cooking tried and true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.

Latest from Lisa Cam

Why Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and Lionel Messi take holidays on Jumby Bay Island in Antigua

The stunning private island in Antigua, in the Caribbean, which is home to a luxurious resort, spa, villas and estate homes, is a popular destination for numerous celebrities

23 May 2019 - 10:00AM

The stunning private island in Antigua, in the Caribbean, which is home to a luxurious resort, spa, villas and estate homes, is a popular destination for numerous celebrities

Why Paul McCartney, Mariah Carey, Will Smith and Lionel Messi take holidays on Jumby Bay Island in Antigua
What you can expect to find when you sleep in David Beckham’s suite in The Londoner Macao

David Beckham has revealed details about new British-themed hotel which will have two floors dedicated to the football icon

23 May 2019 - 11:12AM

David Beckham has revealed details about new British-themed hotel which will have two floors dedicated to the football icon

What you can expect to find when you sleep in David Beckham’s suite in The Londoner Macao
How do Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay Chou say thank you on Mother’s Day?

In between the mansions, the rich and famous have given some thoughtful gifts to the most important women in their lives

10 May 2019 - 2:00PM

In between the mansions, the rich and famous have given some thoughtful gifts to the most important women in their lives

How do Zuckerberg, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Jay Chou say thank you on Mother’s Day?
Where to eat imperial Chinese dishes fit for an emperor in Hong Kong

Six restaurants, from Man Wah at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong to Crystal Jade Jiangnan, that serve up exquisite dishes meant for royalty

19 Apr 2019 - 1:00PM

Six restaurants, from Man Wah at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong to Crystal Jade Jiangnan, that serve up exquisite dishes meant for royalty

Where to eat imperial Chinese dishes fit for an emperor in Hong Kong
Why are brands like Starbucks and Coca-Cola obsessed with recreating the cherry blossom flavour?

But what flavour is sakura? It is subtle, and there is a distinction between the flower and the leaf

12 Apr 2019 - 5:24PM

But what flavour is sakura? It is subtle, and there is a distinction between the flower and the leaf

Why are brands like Starbucks and Coca-Cola obsessed with recreating the cherry blossom flavour?
Stylish Sichuan food from Jing Alley – if you can take the heat

Dishes like the chilled Sichuan-style chicken with sesame and scallion are unapologetically fiery and flavourful

10 Apr 2019 - 12:30PM

Dishes like the chilled Sichuan-style chicken with sesame and scallion are unapologetically fiery and flavourful

Stylish Sichuan food from Jing Alley – if you can take the heat
Foie gras gets a Chinese twist with Hua Diao wine at Fortune Villa

Other reinterpreted classics include wok-fried shrimps with Chinese leeks in X.O. sauce

10 Apr 2019 - 11:15AM

Other reinterpreted classics include wok-fried shrimps with Chinese leeks in X.O. sauce

Foie gras gets a Chinese twist with Hua Diao wine at Fortune Villa
Dim sum lunch and a dose of nostalgia at The Chinese Library

Favourite dumplings include the black garlic siu mai and pan-fried turnip cake wrapped with Parma ham

10 Apr 2019 - 10:45AM

Favourite dumplings include the black garlic siu mai and pan-fried turnip cake wrapped with Parma ham

Dim sum lunch and a dose of nostalgia at The Chinese Library
Savour Jiangnan specialities at Old Bailey in Tai Kwun

Dishes like wok-fried mud crab with Ningbo rice cake are served up in exquisite East-meets-West interiors

10 Apr 2019 - 9:45AM

Dishes like wok-fried mud crab with Ningbo rice cake are served up in exquisite East-meets-West interiors

Savour Jiangnan specialities at Old Bailey in Tai Kwun
We review Sichuan Moon at Wynn Palace, Macau — André Chiang’s new restaurant

The acclaimed chef’s latest offering, Sichuan Moon, served up a 26-course degustation menu that appeals to the five senses and beyond ... but how good was it?

29 Apr 2019 - 4:57PM

The acclaimed chef’s latest offering, Sichuan Moon, served up a 26-course degustation menu that appeals to the five senses and beyond ... but how good was it?

We review Sichuan Moon at Wynn Palace, Macau — André Chiang’s new restaurant
Opinion | Is colourblind casting, such as Gemma Chan in drama ‘Mary Queen of Scots’, the way of the future?

Hollywood has been accused of ‘whitewashing’ – or casting Caucasian actors for people of colour roles – for years, but are the tables turning finally?

1 Apr 2019 - 10:46AM

Hollywood has been accused of ‘whitewashing’ – or casting Caucasian actors for people of colour roles – for years, but are the tables turning finally?

Is colourblind casting, such as Gemma Chan in drama ‘Mary Queen of Scots’, the way of the future?
The closing of The Excelsior Hong Kong – a farewell in pictures

We say a fond goodbye to the iconic waterfront property in Causeway Bay that was a major landmark of Hong Kong’s colonial past

1 Apr 2019 - 4:11PM

We say a fond goodbye to the iconic waterfront property in Causeway Bay that was a major landmark of Hong Kong’s colonial past

The closing of The Excelsior Hong Kong – a farewell in pictures
Prosperous Cantonese dining at Ying Jee Club in Central

Over the past two years, this luxurious and modern restaurant has proved itself to be a force to contend with

15 Mar 2019 - 4:30PM

Over the past two years, this luxurious and modern restaurant has proved itself to be a force to contend with

Prosperous Cantonese dining at Ying Jee Club in Central
Yan Toh Teen – a sparkling jewel in Hong Kong’s culinary crown

Menu includes time-honoured selection of Cantonese favourites including seafood, lobster and bird's nest

15 Mar 2019 - 4:15PM

Menu includes time-honoured selection of Cantonese favourites including seafood, lobster and bird's nest

Yan Toh Teen – a sparkling jewel in Hong Kong’s culinary crown
Tin Lung Heen sets bar high with 102nd-floor views and divine Chinese fare

Offerings from the kitchen are as spectacular as the vistas from Hong Kong’s tallest building

15 Mar 2019 - 4:00PM

Offerings from the kitchen are as spectacular as the vistas from Hong Kong’s tallest building

Tin Lung Heen sets bar high with 102nd-floor views and divine Chinese fare
There’s a good reason why this Michelin-star Kowloon eatery is called The Sky Boss

Food ranks high and extensive wine list helps diners drink in 101st-floor views

15 Mar 2019 - 3:45PM

Food ranks high and extensive wine list helps diners drink in 101st-floor views

There’s a good reason why this Michelin-star Kowloon eatery is called The Sky Boss
Why The Chairman in Central commands respect for Cantonese cuisine

Signatures include steamed fresh flowery crab with aged Shaoxing wine and forgotten dishes such as barbecued chicken liver with Chinese bun

15 Mar 2019 - 3:15PM

Signatures include steamed fresh flowery crab with aged Shaoxing wine and forgotten dishes such as barbecued chicken liver with Chinese bun

Why The Chairman in Central commands respect for Cantonese cuisine
Three Michelin-star T’ang Court has crowds coming back for more

Baked oysters in port wine, sautéed prawns, stir-fried Japanese Wagyu beef and Peking duck are among the offerings

15 Mar 2019 - 3:00PM

Baked oysters in port wine, sautéed prawns, stir-fried Japanese Wagyu beef and Peking duck are among the offerings

Three Michelin-star T’ang Court has crowds coming back for more
Summer Palace dishes up rarefied Cantonese cooking

Superb dim sum and range of double-boiled soups complement gourmet seafood menu

15 Mar 2019 - 2:45PM

Superb dim sum and range of double-boiled soups complement gourmet seafood menu

Summer Palace dishes up rarefied Cantonese cooking
Michelin-star chef Gordon Leung shines bright at Peninsula Hong Kong’s Spring Moon

Veteran of Fook Lam Moon and Peninsula hotel conjures up delights for the eye as well as taste buds

25 Mar 2019 - 3:22PM

Veteran of Fook Lam Moon and Peninsula hotel conjures up delights for the eye as well as taste buds

Michelin-star chef Gordon Leung shines bright at Peninsula Hong Kong’s Spring Moon
Feast like an emperor at Michelin-starred Shang Palace in Kowloon
  • Gold award-winning chef Cheung Long Yin presents divine dishes of fried
  • rice with minced Wagyu beef and pan-fried spotted grouper fillet
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 2:15PM
  • Gold award-winning chef Cheung Long Yin presents divine dishes of fried
  • rice with minced Wagyu beef and pan-fried spotted grouper fillet
  • Feast like an emperor at Michelin-starred Shang Palace in Kowloon
    Find some of Wan Chai’s best Cantonese food at One Harbour Road
  • Double-boiled soups and honey-roasted barbecued pork are among the dishes that make the menu as wonderful as the views of Victoria Harbour
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 2:00PM
  • Double-boiled soups and honey-roasted barbecued pork are among the dishes that make the menu as wonderful as the views of Victoria Harbour
  • Find some of Wan Chai’s best Cantonese food at One Harbour Road
    Jiangsu delicacies pack a delicious punch at Old Bailey in Central
  • Tai Kwun restaurant serves finely judged food, and the verdict is that dishes like Longjing tea-smoked pigeon and wok-fried mud crab are superb
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 1:45PM
  • Tai Kwun restaurant serves finely judged food, and the verdict is that dishes like Longjing tea-smoked pigeon and wok-fried mud crab are superb
  • Jiangsu delicacies pack a delicious punch at Old Bailey in Central
    Modern Chinese meets Americana at Central’s famed Mott 32

    Decadent dishes with a modern twist includes fried frog’s legs with pepper

    15 Mar 2019 - 1:30PM

    Decadent dishes with a modern twist includes fried frog’s legs with pepper

    Modern Chinese meets Americana at Central’s famed Mott 32
    Like Peking duck? It’s all about favourite classics at Mandarin Oriental’s Man Wah
  • Restaurant offers Peking duck, poached spotted grouper and double-boiled soups
  • 15 Mar 2019 - 1:15PM
  • Restaurant offers Peking duck, poached spotted grouper and double-boiled soups
  • Like Peking duck? It’s all about favourite classics at Mandarin Oriental’s Man Wah
    With three Michelin stars, Lung King Heen in Central sits high above the rest

    The restaurant serves excellent dim sum and à la carte dishes

    15 Mar 2019 - 1:00PM

    The restaurant serves excellent dim sum and à la carte dishes

    With three Michelin stars, Lung King Heen in Central sits high above the rest
    Imperial Treasure restaurant: a trove of Cantonese classics on Peking Road

    The Michelin-starred eatery serves roast boneless suckling pig and braised Wagyu beef cheek

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:30PM

    The Michelin-starred eatery serves roast boneless suckling pig and braised Wagyu beef cheek

    Imperial Treasure restaurant: a trove of Cantonese classics on Peking Road
    Why Hutong’s the hottest spot for spicy northern Chinese fare

    Spice lovers are in for a treat with delights like scallops tossed with shredded pomelo, beggar’s chicken, and steamed Alaska crab leg

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:15PM

    Spice lovers are in for a treat with delights like scallops tossed with shredded pomelo, beggar’s chicken, and steamed Alaska crab leg

    Why Hutong’s the hottest spot for spicy northern Chinese fare
    Fine dining with the rich and famous at Howard’s Gourmet in Central

    Guangzhou celebrity chef ensures no two meals at his eponymous eatery are ever the same

    15 Mar 2019 - 12:00PM

    Guangzhou celebrity chef ensures no two meals at his eponymous eatery are ever the same

    Fine dining with the rich and famous at Howard’s Gourmet in Central
    Fruit-encased beef and other exquisite fare at Hoi King Heen

    Four decades of experience is distilled into Leung Fai-hung’s exquisite creations

    15 Mar 2019 - 11:45AM

    Four decades of experience is distilled into Leung Fai-hung’s exquisite creations

    Fruit-encased beef and other exquisite fare at Hoi King Heen